Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Access your MJC Email 
Step 3: College Orientation 
Step 4: Assessment Testing 
Step 5: Education Plan
Step 6: Official Transcripts
Step 7: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 8: Register for Classes
Step 9: Pay Fees

Need help?

Contact the friendly Admissions Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting our Information for International Students.

Modesto Junior College

Nurse Assistant Program

Important Program Information

Mandatory Orientation Meeting: Friday, November 30, 2018
Registration for orientation opens: October 29, 2018
Registration for orientation closes: November 27, 2018, or until seats are filled.
Program Start Date: January 18, 2019

*Registration for orientation is accepted on a first come first serve basis.


The Nurse Assistant Program is being offered at MJC and the Columbia College Campus via video conferencing

How to register for orientation?

STEP ONE – Apply for admission to Modesto Junior College
STEP TWO- Register for the Mandatory Orientation
STEP THREE - Attend the Mandatory Orientation
STEP FOUR - Complete and submit ALL required documents discussed during orientation

**Please note, only these documents from participants who attend and sign in at the mandatory orientation will be accepted into the upcoming semester

The Nurse Assistant Program at Modesto Junior College is a one-semester course (NURSE 52, 5.5 units) that includes 60 hours of classroom instruction and 105 hours of supervised clinical experience within the guidelines set by the State Department of Health Services. The Program is offered in the Fall and Spring semesters. After successful completion of the Program, students are eligible to take the certification examination to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). The exam has been developed to meet the evaluation requirements of federal and state nurse aid and competency evaluation legislation. Red Cross testing is available at MJC at the end of each class. Program expenses vary for each individual. For financial aid information, call 575-7700. For inquiries about the program, call Allied Health, 575-6362.

Contact Us

Phone: (209) 575-6362

Location: MAP

West Campus 
Glacier Hall

Regular Hours
  • Monday - Thursday:
        8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday:
        8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Summer Hours
  • Monday - Thursday:
        7:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday:
        Closed Fridays